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  1. Preparations for the blasting

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    Preparations for the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the next major milestone towards ESO’s European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). Part of the 3000-metre peak of Cerro Armazones is blasted…

  2. Watch the E-ELT Groundbreaking event live

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    On 19 June 2014, from 16:30 UTC until around 18:30 UTC, we invite you to watch the E-ELT Groundbreaking Event, live at: https://new.livestream.com/ESOAstronomy/eeltgroundbreaking The event will…

  3. E-ELT Trailer

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    This is the official trailer for the E-ELT, the European Extremely Large Telescope. The design for the E-ELT shown here is preliminary. Read more about the E-ELT project on this link http://www.eso.org/public/teles-instr/e-elt/ More…

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    • Video News Release 42: The final ALMA antenna arrives at Chajnantor

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      The final antenna for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) project is here seen arriving to the high site at the ALMA Observatory, 5000 metres above sea level. Its arrival completes…

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      • Night at Moon Valley

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        A night view time-lapse of the Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) near the site of the ALMA project (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile. More…

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        • CRIRES Mounted on Antu

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          CRIRES - the CRyogenic high-resolution InfraRed Echelle Spectrograph mounted on Unit Telescope 1 (UT1, Antu) of the VLT. More information and download options: http://www.eso.org/public/videos/uhd_vlt6_2014/ Credit:…

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          • Gamma-ray burst buried in dust (artist’s impression)

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            An artist’s conception of the environment around GRB 020819B based on ALMA observations. The GRB occurred in an arm of a galaxy in the constellation of Pisces (The Fishes). GRBs are huge explosions…

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            • Cutaway animation of the SPHERE instrument on the VLT

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              An artist impression of the Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch (SPHERE) instrument. An instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope with the primary objective of discovering and…

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              • Adaptive Optics and SPHERE

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                This animation shows the Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet REsearch (SPHERE) instrument. An instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope with the primary objective of discovering and studying…

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                • The SPHERE instrument during installation on the VLT

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                  These sequences show the SPHERE exoplanet imaging instrument during installation on the VLT. The second section shows an engineer working on the complex optics and electronics of the SPHERE instrument,…

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                  • ESOcast 65: The Chilean Sky in Ultra High Definition

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                    In the Spring of 2014, a team of ESO Photo ambassadors embarked on a pioneering expedition to ESO's three observatories in Chile. Their mission was to capture a wide range of images and timelapses…

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                    • ESO Timelapse Compilation

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                      A compilation of timelapses taken from each of ESO's three unique observing sites during the ESO Ultra HD Expedition. Watch this video in 4K here: http://youtu.be/mfBxBSHPaME More information…

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